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ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF THE SEASONAL FOOD CONSUMPTION IN GREECE (1957-2008)
Ioannis Sotiropoulos, Konstantinos Z. Vasileiou, Georgios Georgakopoulos, Ekaterini Galanou, Constantinos C. Frangos, Christos C. Frangos

Last modified: 2015-09-24

Abstract


This paper attempts to describe the food consumption patterns during the four seasons of the year in Greece for the period 1957 to 2008. Thus, it aims to identify the characteristics of food consumption (animal-vegetable, industrial-agricultural, at home-away from home) and appreciate their diachronic evolution and changes. The analysis was performed using methods of descriptive statistics and data derived from the Household Budget Surveys (all available from 1957/58 to 2008) of the Greek Statistical Authority (ELSTAT)

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